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Published on February 16th, 2022
Rescue One Foundation a vital provider of cutting-edge equipment to fire district
Moraga's Rescue One Foundation might be one of the best-kept secrets in Lamorinda. Board President Maridel Moulton says more than once people have asked if the organization she works with is part of Tony LaRussa's ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation).
By Lou Fancher

Published on February 16th, 2022
Masses of junipers removed from Campo development before fire season
The Campolindo Firewise community has been actively assisting member residents to rid their property of fuels that will have to be removed to meet the new fire code, which specifies that juniper bushes and bamboo within 10 feet of all public and private roads must be ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on December 22nd, 2021
Planning ahead for future fire safety
The Lafayette City Council on Dec. 13 ...By Lou Fancher

Published on December 8th, 2021
In-person CERT classes resume in Orinda
After a hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes will resume, in person, in the Orinda library auditorium in January. This will be the second live class in the Lamorinda area; the first class, which was offered in Lafayette, ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on November 24th, 2021
Firewise Communities can stay steps ahead of a disaster
At least 25-30 communities within the Moraga-Orinda Fire District are already banding together to make their neighborhoods fire wise. Approximately two-thirds of the communities are located in Orinda, but Moraga is making a move to catch up.
By Vera Kochan

Published on November 10th, 2021
Local firefighters describe deployment during this year's historic fire incidents
The firefighters with the Moraga-Orinda Fire District and the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District are not only charged with keeping Lamorinda safe, they choose to volunteer in other jurisdictions when blazes become out of control for local fire companies, like ...By Vera Kochan

Published on October 27th, 2021
Great Lamorinda ShakeOut gives radio users a refresher course
As befits any emergency related event, there were donuts, there was a dog, and if you were listening on a GMRS radio at 10:21 a.m. on Oct. 21, you would have heard, "Good morning. This is an exercise. This is net control for Orinda, Moraga, and Lafayette GMRS Repeater ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on October 13th, 2021
Local residents urged to practice earthquake preparedness skills during the Great ShakeOut, Oct. 21
Recent small earthquakes in the Bay Area at ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on September 29th, 2021
MOFD awarded huge fuel break grant of nearly $6.5M
The Moraga-Orinda Fire District was notified ...By Vera Kochan

Published on September 29th, 2021
How local residents are preparing for power shutoffs
It's likely not a question of if PG&E will shut off our power for safety reasons within the next few months, but a question of when. Between parched vegetation, low humidity and dry, hot winds, the threat of wildfires in our area is, unfortunately, a huge concern we ...By Diane Claytor

Published on August 18th, 2021
Helpful mitigation tips to keep wildfires at bay
While lightening strikes were to blame for several recent California wildfires, the majority of fires are sparked from a human source, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. On Aug. 9 ConFire announced two arson arrests and 14 fireworks-related ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on August 4th, 2021
MOFD board votes to maintain equal Moraga/Orinda six cent Fire Flow Tax rate
Currently the Fire Flow Tax in both Moraga ...By Vera Kochan

Published on August 4th, 2021
Lamorinda communities participate in virtual evacuation drill
Lamorinda residents began receiving text messages and phone calls from the Contra Costa County Community Warning System the morning of July 31 during a virtual evacuation exercise conducted by the Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda police departments, the Moraga-Orinda Fire ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on July 21st, 2021
Emergency Preparedness plans involve tapping tech
Several of the steps being taken by ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on July 7th, 2021
Exercises in Moraga train area firefighters and reduce flammable fuels
In late June a controlled burn at the John Muir Land Trust's Painted Rock property in Moraga served the dual purpose of reducing fuels that might feed a wildfire and providing an opportunity to train firefighters from around the Bay Area. Moraga-Orinda Fire District ...By Sora O'Doherty

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